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Format: 08-23-2014
Format: 08-23-2014
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In 2010 and 2011, Maryland and New York took bold steps to correct the problem known as prison gerrymandering, a problem resulting from the United States Census Bureau’s practice of...
August 15, 2014 | Report |
Erika L. Wood
Amici curiae — submit this brief in support of plaintiff JENEEN BROWN, and in support of the tens of millions of consumers who will be harmed if the district court adopts the broad and novel...
August 11, 2014 | Litigation |
National Consumer Law Center
Demos
National Association of Consumer Advocates
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Employment Law Project
Southern Coalition for Social Justice
Corporations and unions face very different rules and requirements for their political spending. Labor unions must publicly disclose their political spending and, in some instances, face restrictions...
July 23, 2014 | Explainer |
Sean McElwee
Mary Ziegler, Director Division of Regulations Legislation, and Interpretation Wage and Hour Division U.S. Department of Labor, Room S-3510 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20210 Re:...
July 22, 2014 | Advocacy Letter |
Amy Traub
Robert Hiltonsmith
Introduction In March 2013, acting under a controversial statute that authorized extraordinary action, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder appointed Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr to replace the elected...
July 16, 2014 | Explainer |
INTRODUCTION While many Americans continue to struggle with unemployment and financial distress in the aftermath of the Wall Street crisis of the late 2000s, it is increasingly recognized that these...
July 7, 2014 | Report |
Lew Daly
Executive Summary  This study examines New Jersey employers’ experiences with employees who need time off to care for a seriously ill child or family member or to bond with a new baby since 2009...
June 24, 2014 | Report |
Eileen Appelbaum
The Honorable Thomas Richard Harkin Chairman Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee The Honorable Lamar Alexander Ranking Member Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions...
June 24, 2014 | Advocacy Letter |
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report presents new research on the scope of federally-supported employment in the private economy and shows how, using our over 1.3 trillion dollars in federal purchasing, the...
June 18, 2014 | Report |
Key Findings Walmart investors committed to long-term firm performance would benefit from reallocating resources. If Walmart redirected the $6.6 billion spent on share repurchases in 2013 toward...
June 4, 2014 | Report |